Entries by Veggie Fairy

Find joy with local food

After work, this local business owner actually finds joy in the kitchen – By Sherri B, Veggie Fairy & Area Manager It’s a joyful story that starts with vintage aprons… So, I heard that one of our Seasonal Roots members collects vintage aprons. I couldn’t wait to see for myself on the next delivery day. […]

American Heart Month & heart-healthy local food

This American Heart Month, show your heart some love! – By the Veggie Fairy Team While Valentines are nice, a healthy ticker is even better! February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to get in the habit of keeping heart-healthy foods on hand. We’ve rounded up our top 10 heart-healthy, local foods. They’re all […]

Got a picky eater? Try these healthy recipes

Three easy healthy recipes for picky eaters, whether or not they’re kids! Got a picky eater? Whether your picky loved one is a kid or a grown up, here are three easy recipes to help picky eaters of all ages eat more spinach, kale, and sweet potatoes, plus other veggies… with or without their knowledge. […]

Heirloom Tomato Pizza

  As someone who eats seasonally, you want to be an adventurous eater and try it all. Maybe some things like heirloom cherry tomatoes have proven their place in your meal plan, but things like fennel and turnip, not so much. Often, when a veggie turns us off, it’s because we had a bad experience […]

Celebrate Vegetables

– By Duane, Head Veggie Fairy I remember the first time I experienced Brussels sprouts in the field. I found myself in a fantasy world full of stalks that extended above my head, with beautiful leaves of purple and green. AND I was given a knife and allowed to harvest them myself! What more could […]

A Toast to the Women in our Lives

EAT BETTER LIVE BETTER NEWSLETTER / May 8, 2019 Tips, hacks, recipes, stories, and the weekly special all help you eat better live better with fresh local food! Read the newsletter below, or view this issue as a printable PDF with clickable links.